What happens to technology, talent when startups fail? 

An undercurrent of the SmallSat Symposium was a widespread conviction that a shakeout is looming for certain entrepreneurial space sectors, prompting questions about the future of technology, personnel and business models that never get off the ground, literally or figuratively. Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have established close relationships with small satellite startups, giving the companies […]

University of Hawaii’s Accelerator Selects 6th Cohort 

XLR8UH, the multi-phase education and investment program designed to help grow University of Hawaiʻi entrepreneurs and startups, has selected four companies to participate in the program’s sixth cohort. Recognized in 2017 by Forbes as one of the top 30 accelerator programs in the United States, XLR8UH is a public-private partnership between the University of Hawaiʻi and Sultan Ventures, […]

How students are founding, funding and joining startups | TechCrunch

oung founders who want to start companies while still in school have an increasing number of resources to tap into that exist just for them. Students that want to learn how to build companies can apply to an increasing number of fast-track programs that allow them to gain valuable early stage operating experience. The energy […]

‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

Deep tech – a term referring to potentially momentous scientific breakthroughs – has the power to change the world. But because it can be complex, abstract, expensive and slow, innovators often struggle to find the funding to take their ideas to the next level. Creating new opportunities for industry partnerships and increasing engagement with the […]

VCU to invest $7 million in new healthcare innovations

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Commonwealth University is launching a $7 million project to support new developments and innovations in health care, President Michael Rao announced Thursday during his State of the University address. VCU will invest $2.5 million dollars each year over the next three years into the “Health Innovation Consortium.” The goal is to combine […]